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The Macalope Weekly: Misplaced attention

You're focusing on all the wrong things, pundits!

The next iPad mini: You want Retina with that?

Analysts predict that the next iPad mini will have a Retina display. And also that it won't. Lex Friedman thinks at least one of them is probably right.

The Macalope: iPad mini doomed yet again

For a hot selling device it's amazingly doomed.

The Macalope: Unrighteous indignation

Tech sites fail imaginary standard!

Review: Google's Chromecast puts (most of) the Internet on your TV on the cheap

The Chromecast is cross-platform, flexible, and incredibly cool. Browsing the Web on your TV finally makes sense.

on techhive.com

Google confirms it's shutting down Google+ Local for iOS

Google is shutting down the Google+ Local places and discovery app for iOS devices and will be transitioning its features over to its Maps app, the company said Friday.

Hands-on: Google's Chromecast is (almost) ready for prime time

It's a little prone to crashes, but when it works (which is most of the time), it delivers a blockbuster experience.

on techhive.com

Why Google Chromecast isn't quite Apple TV... yet

Contrary to what you may have read, Google's Chromecast doesn't work like an Apple TV with AirPlay.

Google Chromecast: A $35, cross-platform answer to Apple TV and AirPlay

This $35 dongle from Google will connect to your HDTV via HDMI and stream video from the Web to the TV at your instruction.

on techhive.com

The Macalope: Just another pretty face

And now, the mystery of the iPad mini's appeal explained!